Pregnancy Resource Centre is a pro family organisation that offers
a resource base to women and their families facing both planned and unplanned
with their umbrella body, Africa Cares For Life, the vision is to impact the
health and wellness of families in South Africa through community projects.
The programmes are constantly modified in response to the dramatic increase
in teenage pregnancies, rape, HIV infection and women suffering from post
abortion syndrome. The centre offers assistance to both men and women regardless
of age, race or religion.
organisation works closely with local clinics, schools and other community
based organisations. The staff consists of one full time paid staff member,
two full time volunteers and 20 part time volunteers.
To provide a Shelter Home for destitute pregnant women.
provide counselling, advice and training that will have a positive impact
on unborn babies, children, women and their families.
To administer our organisation in a professional manner guided by a strong
ethical code ensuring that our operations are honed, effective and well
To mobilise the resources necessary to finance and sustain our operations
and community projects.
Registered as a Section 21 Company in 1997
Non Profit Organisation in August 2002
Affiliated to Africa Cares for Life who provides a covering body for 67
One of only two Residential Facilities in KwaZulu Natal
Annual budget of R137 000.00
1997: Community worker of the year - Gail Schreiner (Amanzimtoti Rotary
1997: Special Acknowledgement of Hard Work - Gail Schreiner (Afrikaanse
1999: Outstanding Services to the Community - Gail Schreiner (Amanzimtoti
1999: Sponsorship of Home in Recognition of Community Service (KZN Lotto)
2000: Mayors Award for Community Development - Gail Schreiner (Durban Mayor)
2002: Training of 8 volunteers in a Lactation Management Course endorsed
by WHO and UNICEF
2002: Establishment of a skills development programme for the House of New
contributions in the form of volunteer training, financial assistance or donations,
please contact Kim Mitchell, Centre Director.